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Mar 22, 2013 6:00am EDT
when we go home. and so i've been told by john sanders that the agency is developing an acquisition study for the next generation of scanners that are going to replace the systems that were transferred out of our airport. it's a critical acquisition program which will impact the safety and the security of my constituents. what steps is dhs and tsa management taking to ensure that the acquisition, problems, identify by gao such as the lack of a plan to manage the risk and measure performance are not repeated? and that we are not going to seek -- i have to tell you i was pretty tough when i talked with john, because i said to look, if the next thing is that you move the same scanners back into north dakota, i will have 400 constituent letters about the waste of time. i said, you've got to figure out how you can do this in a way that doesn't disrupt. and the notice was way too short. so that wasn't the ability to adapt. so i use this as an illustration of the frustration. and want to be supportive and want to learn more about what the challenges are of meeting these acquisition policie
Mar 21, 2013 6:00am EDT
. -- 100 miles or so. john young and i used to like to fly over it. john loves impact craters. >> so using that example you said that if a something that were to occur in water we would see a 1000-foot tsunami. what kind of distance with that expected to travel where it would maintain -- >> it depends greatly upon where. the shape of the ocean bottom, the depth of the water and soil. so i don't have a good answer for you. also, the characteristics of economic are going to be different than earthquake caused ones which we understand much better. because those are done, those are sort done by a line in a fault, more like dropping a pebble into a bathtub. the answer is basically it depends. >> you also testified about your estimates of the probability of a five-megaton incident, or 100 negative incident, which is a rumor right was 30% and 1%? >> in the next century. >> could you provide a little bit of the data that go into this probability estimate? >> you. there's not a lot of scientific this disagreement about that. this was documented well and the national academies report of 2010 c
Mar 19, 2013 6:00am EDT
than 2000 illegal immigrants from detention centers. lastly john morton testified the releases were done for budgetary reasons. live coverage begins with the house judiciary committee at 1 p.m. eastern also on c-span3. >> thirty-four years ago today, we began providing televised access to the everyday workings of congress and the federal government. the c-span networks created by america's cable companies in 1979 and brought to you as a public service by joerg television provider. >> next, former and current obama administration officials discussed the effect of new health care of new health care law can have on hiv/aids. the panel also looks at some of the challenges of implementing the law. the center for american progress hosted this hour and 20 minute event. >> good morning, everybody. my name is neera tanden and i'm the president of the center for american progress. thank you for joining us this morning for this important discussion of how health reform is addressing the needs of gay and transgender communities and people living with hiv. reforming america's health care system
Mar 23, 2013 2:00am EDT
literally spent weeks and weeks and days and hours -- evan schatz and john rider and everyone whose names i will put into the record. but they are sitting behind us here tonight, and -- as well as senator sessions and all of his staff. but it is a tribute to their hard work and my lost voice that we are sitting here tonight ready to take the next step to get our country back on a better fiscal path. i thank the president. i yield the floor. mr. sessions: madam president, i also would -- the presiding officer: the senator is recognized. mr. sessions: -- like to thank the staff. my group is here, and senator murray, your team is fabulous. you know, we work hard on bills that come through the senate and there are a lot of challenges, but few are bigger than this for the whole, all of these amendment, hundreds of them that come thriewrks and it is a real challenge and i congratulate the staff. and i congratulate your team. i hope that we can continue to have good relations as we go forward and work together. i would mention marcus pea cock, my chief staff director, who just was fabulous. he has
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